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of flights are cancelled because of that big >>> new at 10:00, voters will decide whether to tax soda and drivens. noelle walker is live where the debate is between your waste line and your bottom line. >> reporter: the no on measure n are paying for billboards popping up all over the city. tonight the no on measure n people are trying to convince voters that a yes vote would be bet every for their health. sodas and fruit drinks are popular, accessible and relatively cheap. if measure n passes drinks would cost a penny more an ounce. >> init's a regressive tax that hurts the people that can least afford it. >> reporter: taás one of the arguments the coalition against the beverage tax is making the group spent $2.5 million to put up billboards and hire san francisco media firm, chuck finnie is their spokesperson. >> it's going to result for higher grocery bills whether or not they drink soda. >> reporter: without billboards the yes on measure n people are relying on town hall meetings like this one tonight, word of mouth and information on the impact on health because of sugary drinks
's jana katsuyama is live now in lafayette and tells us opponents of the tax measure are at work to get out the vote, jana. >> reporter: those teachers and governor brown are campaigning hard. but a recent poll show support slipping. today we found people on both sides of this issues battling for both. >> reporter: in contra costa county teachers stood on street corners for hours tonight urging drivers to support proposition 30. these teachers say if prop 30 does not pass, schools will have to cut costs. >> we're talking about 11 fewer days to teach the math, science, reading and language arts that is really important for our students. >> i would say this is about the worse i've seen. or it will be if this doesn't pass. >> reporter: governor brown put proposition 30 on the ballot to raise $6 billion that has been allocated this year for csu budgets. it would also increase the state's sales tax. the tax increase would not apply to gasoline or food. >> no on proposition 30, thank you for voting. >> the funding isn't guaranteed to go to the schools. my biggist concern is giving everyone mo
if governor brown's tax measure passes next month along with measure i a 28- dollar a year pass. >> the reality is, now that it may take a student beyond six years, seven, eight years or more to be able to get a seat in the classes that they need. >> reporter: students say they appreciate knowing in advance what's at stake but some fear their future is in doubt. this student wants to become a history teachers but history classes are red lined. support is declining with now less than 50% of those surveyed in favor of it. at chabot college in hayward, rob roth. >>> muslims around the world and here in the bay area are marking a solemn yet joyous holiday. thousands of muslims went to the santa clara county fairgrounds to celebrate the festival with food and fun for the kids. the religious holiday celebrates abraham. >>> public money spent in questionable places. >> obviously there's some questions. >> the mayor of oakland's response to our extensive port investigation. >> the >>> continuing coverage now of our ktvu investigation into questionable spending at the port of oakland. n
's tax initiative, and a school measure. down from 54% in july. 38 say they will vote no. 14% are undecided. the poll shows support for molly munger's alternative tax measure, prop 38 stands at 34%. 49% say they plan to vote no. 17% say they are undecided. >>> former palo alto mayor, gary fezino died last night. he served on the palo alto city council from 1977 to 1981. he is survived by his wife and 5-year-old twins. >>> we don't call this our company, we call this our mission. green toys teaches children that if i have a milk jug and i stick it in the recycling bin it can turn into something new. chase allows us to buy capital equipment to be able to manufacture in the states to the scale we need to be a global company. with a little luck green toys could be the next great american brand. find what's next for your business at chase.com/mainstreet ♪[ music ] ♪ i'm going home ♪ to my city by the bay ♪ i left my heart ♪ >> there he is, singer tony bennett made a surprise appearance today to close the celebration honoring the world series champs. his classic, i lef
francisco for an event at the commonwealth club. proposition 30 is his tax initiative to fund schools the governor says if it fails automatic trigger cuts will kick in costing schools about $6 billion. opponents though call that scare tactics. prop 30 increases taxes on those making more than $200,000 a year. >> it seems perfect college courses online for free. tonight the draw back we experienced as we explored this new trend. >>> and i'll track potential dense valley fog. we'll let >>> now to our continuing coverage of super storm sandy, we are getting pictures of the extent of the damage on the jersey shore. this is seaside heights. the olympic ocean swept over the barrier island tearing apart homes and leaving behind tons of sand. crews are now working to cap hundreds of ruptured lines hoping to avoid another disaster. the number of power outages has been cut in half but tonight more than 100 million customers remain without power in the east toll. the death toll has now climbed to 90. the road to recovery is just beginning for some. craig boswell has the latest. >> reporter: abo
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